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Ocean life set to disappear in mass extinction if emissions stay high

Marine animals could die at a level rivaling the greatest mass extinctions in geological history if people don’t reduce greenhouse gas emissions. That’s according to a study published Thursday in the journal Science, which found that many ocean creatures could face conditions that are too hot and with too little oxygen to survive if we…
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Marine animals face mass extinction due to climate change, study finds

Placeholder while loading article actions Not since an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs – along with half of all other beings on Earth – has life in the ocean been so threatened. Warm waters cook creatures in their own habitats. Many species are slowly suffocating as oxygen escapes from the seas. Even populations that have…
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